Fire and smoke engulf the pier
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Eastbourne Pier: Beachgoers witness huge fire

Eastbourne Pier has been evacuated as fire crews deal with a large blaze.

The roof of the pier, built in the 1870s, has been completely destroyed as flames continue to tear through the building in the East Sussex seaside town.

Beachgoers in the seaside town of Eastbourne describe the scenes as they witnessed the huge fire rip through the Victorian pier.

  • 30 Jul 2014
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